Last week I kept being faced with a big thought: to doubt that God’s grace is sufficient means I am doubting God. Oh yes, I can get away with saying, “I can’t do it”, but for me to say, “God you can’t get me past this craving, I am doomed to eat this cookie” is, well, a heresy. 311 more words
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This week I had occasion to pray something I learned over thirty years ago from my pastor at the time, Mickey Rorex.
Ever since then I have found it to be one of the most meaningful and transformational prayers I can pray when I find myself at odds with someone. 76 more words
In the Christian faith, we come upon a variety of dichotomies with which we wrestle. I have been musing about one particular dichotomy recently. It is the distinction between pressing into God in faith and waiting patiently upon God in faith. 604 more words